APRICOT - DWARF MOORPARK 4 LITRES
Prunus armeniaca ' Moorpark'
Very popular large, round/oval orange coloured juicy apricot. It produces a high quality rich superbly flavoured fruit. Moorpark is self fertile and matures January approximately. Perfect for picking fresh from your backyard. Suitable for making into jams, stewing etc. A very versatile fruit.
Maturity: Approximately January.
Fruit size: Large.
Fruit shape: Round/oval.
Flesh colour: Orange.
Storage: Has a very short shelf life.
Chill: Medium to high chill.
Pollinators: Self Fertile.
Flower: White/pinkish in colour. Flowers in either pairs or singles. Has many stamens. Flowers in Spring.
Growing conditions: Prefers full sun with an open area with well drained soils. Prefers a mediterranean climate..
Cultivation notes: Requires good water over the growing season. Is frost sensitive. Needs fertile well drained soils. Fruit may require thinning to increase overall fruit size
Harvest notes: Pick the fruit when firm. Handle carefully as apricots will bruise easily.